Editorials

State financial cuts lead to drastic measures locally

It’s no secret that Hamtramck finances are prone to huge setbacks. The city has come under state supervision – via the appointment of an emergency manager – twice…

Study offers a plan to spur new housing

Hamtramck has long been home to newly-arrived immigrants. For decades, Hamtramck has been identified as a Polish enclave. But in recent years, the city’s ethnic makeup has greatly…

News

County study finds that immigrants contribute millions to economy

County study finds that immigrants contribute millions to economy

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck served as a backdrop for Wayne County officials showcasing a…

Court hearing for sexual assault suspect continues this week

Court hearing for sexual assault suspect continues this week

    Update: Friday’s preliminary examination in court was postponed until Oct. 31. By Charles…

Market study says Hamtramck is ripe for new housing

Market study says Hamtramck is ripe for new housing

  By Charles Sercombe As many landlords know, Hamtramck housing is in high demand. The…

City retiree health plan will change

City retiree health plan will change

    By Charles Sercombe Retirees from the City of Hamtramck will see a change…

Business

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

  By Alan Madlane Le Rouge is moving on up. The soccer squad, the local faves with the rowdy fun fanbase, is getting promoted. “Le Rouge,” for those…

Hamtown Farms site is now privately owned, its future unknown

Hamtown Farms site is now privately owned, its future unknown

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtown Farms is not only closed down, it has now been sold. Michael Davis, a co-organizer of the farm, declined to say who purchased…

At Balkan House, the ‘doner’ is a foodie’s favorite

At Balkan House, the ‘doner’ is a foodie’s favorite

  By Alan Madlane Balkan House is a restaurant literally located inside a large, converted house on a main street in downtown Hamtramck. The site has actually had…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

Southend will be home soon to newly settled refugees

Southend will be home soon to newly settled refugees

  By Charles Sercombe Two years ago, the city had plans to build seven housing units for a program to help settle refugees. Over that time, the…

Features

Still working on that beach body? Fitness coach has a plan for you

Still working on that beach body? Fitness coach has a plan for you

  By Joe Myrick Special to The Review Now that summer is here, a lot of us are still scrambling to get into shape. A major challenge…

Editorials

Have trust in the court system and due process

A high-profile resident of our community has recently been accused of a very serious crime. Upon hearing the news last week, many folks have expressed shock and…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…